Translation of rising in Spanish:

rising

levantamiento, n.

Pronunciation /ˈrʌɪzɪŋ//ˈraɪzɪŋ/

noun

  • 1

    (rebellion)
    levantamiento masculine
    • In 1905 itself it was not so much the urban disorders as the peasant risings which most alarmed the government.
    • Jacobite risings took place in 1715 and 1745, though both were defeated.
    • A famine in that year caused further risings by the peasants against the communists.
    • In the spring of 1648 a series of uncoordinated risings heralded the second civil war.
    • The risings were brutally suppressed, with massive military reinforcements from England
    • A combination of bad timing, bad weather, betrayal and confusion led to the defeat of the rising.
    • Both risings were put down later in the summer, the royal forces being augmented by foreign mercenaries gathered for war against the Scots.
  • 2

    (movement)
    subida feminine
    the rising of the sun la salida del sol

adjective

  • 1

    (moving upwards)
    (tide/level) creciente
    the rising sun el sol naciente
    • The rising waters can also displace poisonous snakes and make mosquito populations explode.
    • He raised the issue of climate change, including rising temperatures, as a result of the destruction of forests.
    • Panting, he placed his hand on his rising chest.
    • Elea paused, shading her eyes against the rising sun.
    • Both turned their attention back to the rising sun.
    • Desperate digging against the rising water level managed to salvage a tiny fraction of its priceless mosaics, now displayed in Gaziantep museum.
    • However, already irritated by the heat, there is only rising tension between the people in the room, particularly between Tom and Jay.
    • As the rate of rising sea level gradually slowed, rivers began to build deltas from retreating shorelines into the encroaching seas.
    • The rising sea level will only be partly offset by geological changes in the crust of the earth, which are pushing up parts of the island's land mass.
    • Her face was flushed from both the wine her and rising temper.
    • The French guy beside me has covered himself with a blanket to block out the rising sun.
    • Alas, they're in serious trouble, threatened by everything from ship traffic to rising sea temperatures.
    • My army appeared upon the hill with the rising sun.
    • The bright rays of the rising sun filtered through a stained glass window at the room's far end, revealing the large amounts of dust which drifted about.
    • The costs associated with risk were stunningly apparent to the young girl, as curious people wandering out to the beach were swept away by the rising tide.
    • Mason was yelling louder than before now, he must have realized the danger of the rising water level as the river became more ferocious.
    • Leaning both hands on the table, Olivia takes a deep breath to control her rising temper.
    • Despite the rising temperature in the room, Nicholas's arm never left her waist as he guided her through the crowd of people.
    • The soldier's gleaming sword shone in the rising sun.
  • 2

    (increasing)
    (number/rate) creciente
    (prices/interest rates) en alza
    (interest rates/prices) en aumento
    (temperature/pressure) creciente
    (pressure/temperature) en aumento
    (fears/tension) creciente
    (tension/fears) cada vez mayor
    the country is faced with rising unemployment/violence el país se ve enfrentado a cifras de desempleo cada vez más altas/a una escalada de violencia
  • 3

    (advancing)
    (figure/star) nuevo
    she's one of the rising stars on the left es una de las nuevas promesas / uno de los valores en alza de la izquierda
    • They seek to define the rising generation of artists, who, it is presumed, will shape the next chapter in contemporary art.
    • We need particularly to enhance our membership among the rising generation of members - those under age 40.
    • There's a rising generation of playwrights who have been very fortunate to teach and who are starting to have impact.
  • 4

    (sloping)
    (ground) en pendiente

adverb

British

  • 1

    he's rising 40 and still single raya en los cuarenta y sigue soltero
    • the school accepts (the) rising fives el colegio admite a los niños que están por cumplir los cinco años